This saltwater motor is perfect for the medium need of thrust but extremely durable due to a good material used. Newport is well-known brand, and you won’t get disappoint when it comes to performance.
Body: The body is always a plus point when you buy a Newport motor. The whole body is made from lightweight aluminium, black finished making it durable enough for heavy duty. Equipped with 30-inch shaft, this motor is ideal for small boats and kayaks. Telescoping 6-inch handle is very convenient to hold, so it helps in coming out of harsh water, and you can easily rely on the power. It has very silent working and doesn’t vibrate. After you finish installing and locking all the parts, there is no scope for vibrations to happen. At full speed, the motor remains rigid and firm.
Performance: 36 pounds of thrust is a decent amount of power for transom motor. When you install it on your boat, you can feel the power of it, on every speed variation. Even if the boat has six full-size people, it can move the boat real good. Practically, on harsh waters, this trolling motor is a good performer, but could have been better with more thrust. You can buy higher motors for great performance. Battery LED indicator helps is determining how much of the battery left, and you can easily plan your journey.
Durable: Like any other motor, it has an indestructible motor head, ensuring that this motor is going to be with you for a long time. The impeller is well designed, giving maximum output. The whole motor is designed to work in heavy duty conditions. You can even work in areas with saltwater, because of the aluminium, stainless steel and zinc parts present in the body, it is resistant to the effects of saltwater. Newport gives you a good amount of warranty period, so you can use this motor without worries.
This motor is a durable companion, you can easily rely on the performance, though the thrust is low, if we see from the saltwater motor point of view, but enough for entry level motor. Newport has made some really good motors, and this is one of them. The key factors that this motor has LED indicator, which can be of great help to people who may forget to charge the battery.